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Poverty and pregnancy: scientists uncover link with neonatal deaths

Posted by pt91 at Dec 09, 2010 03:55 PM |

Researchers at the University of Leicester have raised concerns that government initiatives to reduce deprivation are not focusing on the causes of premature delivery or birth defects.

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Lettuce be good: leafy green veg reduces diabetes risk

Lettuce be good: leafy green veg reduces diabetes risk

Posted by mjs76 at Aug 23, 2010 04:20 PM |

Leicester research shows that your mum was right all along.

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Leicester researchers develop new online diabetes test

Leicester researchers develop new online diabetes test

Posted by mjs76 at Jul 07, 2010 03:40 PM |

User-friendly health-check now available – and a Diabetes MSc course too.

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Little LAMBS: preterm birth study recruits 1,000 tots

Little LAMBS: preterm birth study recruits 1,000 tots

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 30, 2010 02:10 PM |

Innovative Leicester-led research into (moderately) premature babies.

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Cancer pain relief without side effects

Cancer pain relief without side effects

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 25, 2010 03:25 PM |

Researchers at the University of Leicester are collaborating with colleagues in Italy to investigate a new type of drug which offers the hope of side-effect-free pain relief to cancer patients.

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Professor of Psychiatry on Radio 4, 8 June 2009

Professor of Psychiatry on Radio 4, 8 June 2009

Posted by mjs76 at Jun 07, 2010 05:42 PM |

Listen out for Professor Terry Brugha tomorrow night (or listen again, depending when you read this).

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Leicester Professor makes 'top GPs' list

Leicester Professor makes 'top GPs' list

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 25, 2010 01:44 PM |

Pulse, the trade journal for GPs, has celebrated its 50th anniversary by naming the 50 most influential GPs (past, present and future) – including our own Professor Kamlesh Khunti.

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Department of Health Director of Research gives public lecture

Department of Health Director of Research gives public lecture

Posted by mjs76 at Mar 12, 2010 11:50 AM |

For two decades now, the Frank May Clinical Sciences Lecture has brought distinguished speakers to the University of Leicester. For the 2010 Frank May Lecture next week, the speaker will be Professor Dame Sally Davies who is Director General of Research and Development at the Department of Health and also Chief Scientific Adviser for both the DoH and the NHS.

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University announces new Vice-Chancellor

University announces new Vice-Chancellor

Posted by pt91 |

Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council and President of Science Europe, Professor Paul Boyle, to succeed Professor Sir Bob Burgess in October

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